Better Gym Opportunities

Fitness Manager

Better Gym Bradford

 

Job overview

 

GLL is looking for a Fitness Manger to oversee the operations and service at Better Gym Bradford.

 

This roles offer you the opportunity to manage the business as part of a UK-wide organisation that supports and promotes leisure and sport to all ages and abilities – from children’s swimming lessons to health intervention programmes and even sponsorship of future Olympic medal winners. Reporting to the General Manager, you’ll be responsible for delivering and developing a high-quality service and a successful business model. You’ll work closely with the General Manager and have all the support of our regional team of experts to assist in the running of a successful facility.

 

In addition to a proven track record in managing a busy fitness or leisure centre, you’ll have the necessary operational qualifications such as Fitness Instructor, Group Exercise/Fitness Class Instructor and ideally a Level 3-4 leisure-related qualification. You’ll have a demonstrable track record in providing a range of fitness services which challenge and excite members in a safe working environment. You will also need experience of delivering a range of exercise programmes and excellent customer service that retains and attracts new members. A background in sales would be beneficial, as you’ll generate and close sales. It goes without saying that you’ll be a strong people manager and have the business acumen necessary to plan and improve the products and services for our community.

 

In return, we offer:

  • Pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we’re run plus associated social events
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development

 

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

 

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

 

Better leisure centres are run by GLL, a charitable social enterprise, working with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people. So, join us as Duty Manager and enjoy career progression and great benefits including flexible hours and locations, a uniform and discounted membership at all 170 centres.

 

Closing date:
10th November 2017

Working pattern:
39 hours per week

Contract Type:
Permanent

Salary:

Up to £20.033 per annum

Initial Location:

Better Gym, Bradford

 

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GLL is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The aim of GLL is to recruit people not just for jobs but for long term careers.

 

AWARDS & ACCREDITATIONS

GLL is a registered trademark of Greenwich Leisure Limited, a charitable social enterprise and registered society under the Co-operative & Community Benefit & Societies Act 2014 registration no. 27793R. Registered office: Middlegate House, The Royal Arsenal, London, SE18 6SX. Inland Revenue Charity no: XR43398 VAT registration no: 219749179. Email: marketing@gll.org